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Confederate (CSV)


Leonidas Catching

(1842 - 1862)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company F as Private on August 15, 1861.

On the Campaign

He was killed in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1, who lists him as Private Leonidas Catchins. His service jacket at the National Archives has him as Leonidas Catching, Sergeant, enlisted in September 1861 and killed near Richmond in June 1862. Further detail from family genealogists, who spell it Catchings.




09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 6 (posted online by Ray Fincham, Jr.)  [AotW citation 13280]